There can be a high demand for caravan, campervan and motorhome touring sites across Wales. Please do not travel without checking availability and make sure you book pitches in advance to avoid disappointment on arrival. Please do not park your caravan, campervan or motorhome anywhere other than a designated camping site - parking in unauthorised locations can cause strain on local services and infrastructure and can damage natural habitats.

Travelling around Wales with a caravan, campervan or motorhome is a great way to soak up the beauty and heritage of our country. And with social distancing in mind, having your own space to eat, sleep and relax makes a great deal of sense. Whether you're a walker looking for epic views, a windsurfer chasing breaks, or a family on the hunt for the perfect beach holiday, the wealth of Welsh caravan parks with excellent facilities and welcoming hosts means you'll find the perfect spot.

How to prepare for a caravanning holiday in Wales

It's important to prepare carefully before you hit the road, whether you're a seasoned caravanner or you've been inspired to buy one due to lockdown restrictions resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic. The Caravan Club has an excellent advice and training section on its website. Here in Wales some of our roads are steep and narrow, so be sure to plan your route in advance.

In peak season and particularly with staycations in Wales so popular, there is a high demand for caravan sites here. If you're planning a caravanning holiday in Wales, please book pitches in advance and do not travel without a guaranteed reservation. Please don't stay overnight anywhere other than a designated caravan site. Staying in unauthorised locations can cause strain on local services and infrastructure, and can damage natural habitats.

inside view of camper van with road and mountain scenery in background
Caravan park in the Menai Strait on a clear day
Interior of Wanderlust camper vans overlooking a field

Nothing beats the freedom of a motorhome or caravan holiday

Caravan parks in South and West Wales

South and West Wales are hugely popular for family caravan holidays in Wales because there's mile upon mile of sandy beach. Kids of all ages will love it!

 

Llandow

Llandow Caravan Park, near the market town of Cowbridge, has been keeping holidaymakers relaxed for more than 20 years. There are 175 pitches with separate areas for families, excellent disabled facilities and a dog walking area. Along with the sandy beaches of the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, there are ancient castles and flower-filled gardens right on the doorstep.

 

Bridgend

Our Welsh Caravan & Camping offers room for 60 pitches on a working sheep farm. The site is next to the Ogwr Fach river and surrounded by native trees. It is well-located, about 18 miles from Cardiff and under 30 miles from Swansea. 

Gower

Three Cliffs Bay Holiday Park sits on top of a hill and takes its name from the glorious bay it overlooks. Access to the bay is just a short walk away, with the rest of the Gower Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to explore nearby too. There's golf, pony trekking and a vast nature reserve nearby. Dog owners are welcome.

Cars and tents overlooking beach

Three Cliffs Bay, Gower, West Wales

St Davids

If you want to stop in the smallest city in the UK and wander around St Davids, spend a few nights at Caerfai Bay Caravan & Tent Park, a Welsh Campsite of the Year winner with formidable views out to sea. As well as being in an area of pilgrimage and near the birthplace of the patron saint of Wales, its waters are frequented by grey Atlantic seals.

Broad Haven

Ros and John who own Creampots Touring Caravan & Camping Park used to be caravanners themselves so they know exactly what they're doing at this in 61 pitch park in Pembrokeshire. With beaches on tap, boat trips to see the puffins of Skomer Island available nearby and Oakwood theme park a short drive away there's plenty to keep everyone happy. Dogs are welcome too.

Tenby

Well Park Caravan & Camping Site is a Wales-in-Bloom-winning caravan park between Tenby and Saundersfoot. Created with an eye for landscaping, the park is a peaceful green haven with rockeries, lawns, flower beds and trees. There are seven beaches within two miles and a hidden cove a short walk away.

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A small boy paddling in the sea at Saundersfoot.
Caerfai cove and beach, St. Davids.

Beach fun in Saundersfoot and watersports in Caerfai cove

Caravan parks in Mid Wales

Camping and caravan sites in Mid Wales are all about getting closer to nature. Walking, cycling, pony trekking - it's ideal for fun and adventure in our great outdoors.

Hay-on-Wye

Anchorage Caravan Park is a family-run caravan and camping park in Bronllys, close to the border between England and Wales. It has large lawns and quality on-site facilities, not to mention spectacular views of the Black Mountains. The site is just seven miles from the beautiful town of books that is Hay-on-Wye.

Brecon

Pencelli Castle Park is a multi award-winning family-run park and a fine place to start exploring the rolling hills of the Brecon Beacons or go for a cycle on the Taff Cycle Trail. The serviced pitches are a stone's throw from the village pub and red deer live in a field next to the campsite. No dogs except guide dogs.

Usk

Pont Kemys Caravan and Camping Park by the River Usk is one of the best places to pull up in Monmouthshire. The eight-acre site near Usk has plenty of room, and there's a dog exercise area if you're planning to bring a pet along for the ride. The market town of Abergavenny, famed for its annual food festival, is seven miles away.

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River Usk, Brecon in low light.

River Usk, Brecon

Caravan parks in North Wales

North Wales caravan holidays offer something for everyone - spectacular castles, wide sandy beaches, heritage railways and the adventure playground of the epic peaks of Snowdonia.

Pwllheli

Hafan y Môr Holiday Park is set within a 500-acre site on the edge of Snowdonia National Park. It's just perfect for families as there's all manner of things to do. Along with 75 pitches for caravans, there's direct access to two beaches, boating facilities, an indoor swimming pool with water flumes and a wave machine, go-karting and two entertainment venues.

Porthmadog

Greenacres Holiday Park runs alongside the two-mile long Blue Flag beach, Morfa Bychan / Black Rock Sands, with the Tremadog Bay as its shadow. There are sand dunes bursting with wildflowers at the nearby nature reserve, on-site swimming and leisure facilities and lots of opportunities for family fun. Pets are welcome too.

Black Rock Sands and Borth y Gest from above.

Black Rock Sands and Borth y Gest, Porthmadog 

Anglesey

On the isle of Anglesey, there are several caravan parks to choose from. Home Farm Holiday Park is set in rural countryside has plenty of play areas and is just five minutes from the beach. Tyddyn Isaf Caravan Park has 56 pitches, many of them overlooking the sandy beach at Lligwy Bay. Dogs are welcome at both.

Wrexham

Plassey Leisure Park in the Dee Valley used to be a dairy farm, but has since been converted into a sophisticated family-friendly leisure park. It's a vast site with over 250 acres to explore. Facilities include an indoor swimming pool, a golf course, a retail centre, restaurant and clubhouse. If you're not caravanning there's also a range of luxury glamping lodges with their own private hot tubs.

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Static caravan sites

Of course you don't have to tow a caravan to Wales for a caravanning holiday. There are lots of static caravan sites offering top quality facilities and excellent value for money. Some even have luxury camping pods on offer too.

Brecon Beacons

Overlooked by mountains on the shores of glassy Llangorse lake, Lakeside Caravan Park offers a range of static caravans sleeping four to six people. When you're not walking in the wonderland of the Brecon Beacons National Park, you can hire paddle boards, pedaloes and rowing boats and potter about on the lake.

Paddle boats on Llangorse Lake, Brecon Beacons National Park, Mid Wales. White paddle boat in the foreground has with the name 'Annie 50' on the front side,

The tranquil waters of Llangorse Lake, Brecon Beacons National Park

Rhyl

Close to the seaside town of Rhyl in North Wales, Golden Gate Holiday Centre is the complete package. It's a huge site with swimming pool, entertainment venues, an adventure park and more - ideal for a family holiday. Dogs are welcome too.

Caernarfon

You're a stone's throw from one the most spectacular castles in Wales and the soaring peaks of Snowdonia National Park at Coed Helen Holiday Park. Along with traditional static caravans, there are also luxury glamping pods with floor-to-ceiling glass at the front offering vast views of the rolling countryside and mountains.

classic campervan parked with views of mountain with sunrays

Parked up to enjoy the spectacular Snowdonia views

Llanbrynmair

Located in the picturesque Twymyn valley, on the fringe of the Cambrian Mountains, Cringoed Holiday Park is the place if you want to try pod glamping. Along with 35 caravan pitches and 44 static caravans there are two new cosy camping pods - one for a couple and a larger one for families. Both have their own private terrace and picnic table.

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